This page describes how to use the Commission's Approved Program and Institutional Profile data dashboards.

See also: Data Download Guide | How to Use Dashboards - Navigation Tutorial


Dashboard Navigation Tips

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Information: Hovering over this icon on the upper right-hand corner of each data dashboard allows you to see definitions and caveats related to the content.
Show drop down menuDrop Down Menus: Drop down menus at the top of each dashboard can be used to filter, isolate, or display specific data values; they can also be used to change the focus of the dashboards.
Image of search boxSearch: Feature allows users to search for specific data points, such as a specific school or district.
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Link for drill down into dataDrill Down: Certain links, which are denoted with a blue-underlined font, can be clicked to navigate to a separate visualization to display dedicated information on that item.
Map iconNavigate via Map: Clicking on a single county, or multiple counties while pressing on the CTRL key, will filter the dashboard to only show information for selected county(s).
Cursor iconTooltip: Hover over data elements to view additional information in a small pop-up window known as tooltips.
Exclude iconExclude:  Selecting a value, and hovering over it will summon a menu ribbon with this option.  Clicking on "Exclude" will remove that data from the dashboard, dynamically altering the visualization.
Keep Only iconKeep only:  Selecting a value, and hovering over it will summon a menu ribbon with this option.  Clicking on "Keep Only" will remove all data other than the selected value from the dashboard, dynamically altering the visualization.
View Data iconView Data:  a value, and hovering over it will summon a menu ribbon that includes this option.  Clicking on this icon will open a pop-up window with data exclusive to this value.
Sort iconSort:  This Icon appears when hovering over the top of applicable columns; clicking on it will sort the columns in ascending or descending order.
Highlight iconHighlight:  This Icon appears when hovering over the dashboard's legend. This feature allows you to highlight selected items from directly from the legend.
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Export and Print buttonExport and Print: Use this button to export information in the form of an image, data, crosstab, or PDF; use the exported files as a source for printing.  Full Export and Print Guide.
Revert buttonRevert: Brings data dashboard back to original view and clears filters.
Share text and iconShare: Allows a user to obtain a URL for the dashboard to send via email or embed in a website.
Updated June 29, 2017